Parts 1 and 2 of this article discussed how a tight labor market impacts the importance of hiring decisions and explored ways to adjust selection standards … Read more
Steven Hunt, Ph.D., SPHR, is Director of Business Transformation at SuccessFactors. Previously he was Chief Scientist at Kronos Incorporated, guides development of technology enabled talent management solutions. His experience spans many industries including retail, healthcare, dining, manufacturing, information technology, and transportation. An active author and speaker, Dr. Hunt regularly presents at conferences and has written dozens of articles for trade and peer-reviewed journals. He is also author of Hiring Success, a book published by the Society of Human Resource Management on the use of staffing assessment tools. He holds a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology and a B.A. in applied mathematics.
Part 1 of this article discussed risks associated with arbitrarily lowering hiring standards in reaction to applicant shortages caused by a tight labor … Read more
Anyone involved in staffing knows that we are in the midst of a labor shortage. The reasons for this are complex, but ultimately come down to the fact that … Read more
The U.S. workforce is growing steadily older. From 1930 to 1970, the median age went from 26 to 28, an increase in age equal to about two weeks per year. … Read more
Most of us know people who have a knack for expressing strong opinions on topics without having to rely on any actual data or factual information. This … Read more
Time to hire is one of the most frequently used metrics for evaluating staffing functions. Usually measured in days, time to hire broadly reflects the … Read more